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Right now, the UsbManager bindings only support the GetAccessoryList() method for USB accessories, and not USB devices (which is what's used when the Android device is operating in Host mode).
Your problem has nothing to do with Xamarin API binding.
What we return is whatever Android API returns. We don't implement the feature by ourselves. What we instead do is that we invoke the Android API through JNI and return what their Java API returns.
There is no way we filter out certain kinds of USB devices.
Oops, I wasn't clear at all in my initial bug description (though the title of this bug report is accurate).
What I meant to say is that the Android.Hardware.Usb.UsbManager is missing the getDeviceList() method that's clearly documented here:
I opened up the assembly view of Mono.Android, and navigated to Android.Hardware.Usb.UsbManager. This is what I see:
As you can see, it's missing a GetDeviceList() method that should be there. This function has been in the API since version level 12. I'm targeting level 16.
Does that make sense? Or have I lost my mind?
getXxx() method becomes Xxx property. Hence getDeviceList() becomes DeviceList property:
I have checked this issue and observed that the "GetDeviceList() " method does not exist in "UsbManager" class but that class contains the "DeviceList" property and it seems it returns the device hash map.
Could you please verify that if it works for you ? For now I am closing this issue feel free to reopen it it you have any concern.
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.9.5 (build 9)
Installation UUID: 6ea47b0d-1852-4aaf-808d-373ff0a5002b
Mono 4.0.3 ((detached/d6946b4)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 400030020
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 184.108.40.206 (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/jatin66/Desktop/Backup/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.3 (API level 10)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
4.2 (API level 17)
4.3 (API level 18)
4.4 (API level 19)
4.4.87 (API level 20)
5.0 (API level 21)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.7.0_65"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_65-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.65-b04, mixed mode)
=== Xamarin Android Player ===
Version: Unknown version
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Android Player.app
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 6.4 (7720)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 220.127.116.11 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2015-08-04 15:26:49-0400
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 18.104.22.168 (Business Edition)
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 509050009
Git revision: b99cb19a1d3b15d8980c4616f13f837457e5b292
Build date: 2015-07-28 02:01:44-04
Xamarin addins: d53d6eceb828422f3d4aff8547f2f6bab6c9ea58
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.10.3
Darwin Dalvik.local 14.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.3.0
Mon Mar 23 11:59:05 PDT 2015
As the solution is provided in comment3 and comment 4 and we didn't get any response from bug reported. So I am closing this issue.
Please feel free to reopen if you have any concern.